Notopterygium incisum Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
notopterygium

The Notopterygium Root, Notopterygium incisum, is perennial herb native to east Asia. Its root and rhizome parts of the plant have long been used for their medicinal properties, and the plant continues to be thoroughly studied to this day. As a result of its use in traditional Chinese medicine, it has become endangered due to excessive cultivation for use in commercial products.

Notopterygium incisum

Medical use

Economic importance of Notopterygium incisum

Medicines folklore

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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Native
    • China: China - Gansu, Henan, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Xizang

Biological activities

ACE-Inhibitor
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Analgesic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Angiotensin-Receptor-Blocker
Potassium found in Rhizome (10200 ppm)
Anorexic
Arsenic found in Rhizome (0.13 ppm)
AntiBPH
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
AntiCFS
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
AntiHIV
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
AntiLyme
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
AntiMS
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
AntiPMS
Calcium found in Rhizome (3850 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Manganese found in Rhizome (39 ppm)
Antiacne
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiacrodermatitic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiaggregant
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Antiakathisic
Iron found in Rhizome (280 ppm)
Antialcoholic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Manganese found in Rhizome (39 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiallergic
Calcium found in Rhizome (3850 ppm)
Antialopecic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antialzheimeran
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antianemic
Copper found in Rhizome (7 ppm)
Iron found in Rhizome (280 ppm)
Manganese found in Rhizome (39 ppm)
Antianginal
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Antiangiogenic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antianorectic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Antianorexic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antianxiety
Calcium found in Rhizome (3850 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Antiarrhythmic
Calcium found in Rhizome (3850 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Potassium found in Rhizome (10200 ppm)
Antiarthritic
Calcium found in Rhizome (3850 ppm)
Copper found in Rhizome (7 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Manganese found in Rhizome (39 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiasthmatic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Antiatherosclerotic
Calcium found in Rhizome (3850 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Anticanker
Iron found in Rhizome (280 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Anticataract
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Anticephalagic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Anticheilitic
Iron found in Rhizome (280 ppm)
Anticlimacteric
Calcium found in Rhizome (3850 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Anticoeliac
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Anticold
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Anticolitic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Anticonvulsant
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Anticoronary
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antidandruff
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antidementia
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antidepressant
Calcium found in Rhizome (3850 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Potassium found in Rhizome (10200 ppm)
Antidiabetic
Copper found in Rhizome (7 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Manganese found in Rhizome (39 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antidiscotic
Manganese found in Rhizome (39 ppm)
Antidysgeuzic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antidyskinetic
Manganese found in Rhizome (39 ppm)
Antidysmenorrheic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Antieczemic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiencephalopathic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiendometriotic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Antienterotic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Antiepileptic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Manganese found in Rhizome (39 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antifatigue
Copper found in Rhizome (7 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Potassium found in Rhizome (10200 ppm)
Antifibromyalgic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Antifibrotic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antifuruncular
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antigastrotic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Antiglaucomic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Antihangover
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antihyperkinetic
Calcium found in Rhizome (3850 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Antihypertensive
Calcium found in Rhizome (3850 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Potassium found in Rhizome (10200 ppm)
Antihypoglycemic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Antiimpotence
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiinfective
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiinfertility
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Copper found in Rhizome (7 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Antiinsomniac
Calcium found in Rhizome (3850 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antilepric
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antileukonychic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antilithic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Antilymphomic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antimaculitic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antimastalgic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Antimenopausal
Calcium found in Rhizome (3850 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Antimenorrhagic
Iron found in Rhizome (280 ppm)
Antimetastatic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antimigraine
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Antimitral-valve-prolapse
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Antinephrolytic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Antineuropathic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antineurotic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Antinociceptive
Copper found in Rhizome (7 ppm)
Antinyctalopic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiobesity
Calcium found in Rhizome (3850 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiosteoporotic
Calcium found in Rhizome (3850 ppm)
Copper found in Rhizome (7 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Manganese found in Rhizome (39 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiototic
Manganese found in Rhizome (39 ppm)
Antioxidant
Manganese found in Rhizome (39 ppm)
Antiperiodontitic
Calcium found in Rhizome (3850 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiplaque
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiprolactin
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiprostatitic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiretinopathic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Antirheumatic
Calcium found in Rhizome (3850 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiseptic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antispare-Tire
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Potassium found in Rhizome (10200 ppm)
Antispasmophilic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Antistomatitic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antistress
Calcium found in Rhizome (3850 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Antistroke
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Potassium found in Rhizome (10200 ppm)
Antisyndrome-X
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Manganese found in Rhizome (39 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antitic
Calcium found in Rhizome (3850 ppm)
Antitinnitic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antitriglyceride
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Antiulcer
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Anxiolytic
Calcium found in Rhizome (3850 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Potassium found in Rhizome (10200 ppm)
Astringent
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Beta-Blocker
Potassium found in Rhizome (10200 ppm)
CNS-Depressant
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Calcium-Antagonist
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Calcium-Channel-Blocker
Calcium found in Rhizome (3850 ppm)
Cardioprotective
Copper found in Rhizome (7 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Potassium found in Rhizome (10200 ppm)
Cardiotoxic
Potassium found in Rhizome (10200 ppm)
Collagenic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Contraceptive
Copper found in Rhizome (7 ppm)
Copper-Antagonist
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Deodorant
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Diuretic
Calcium found in Rhizome (3850 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Potassium found in Rhizome (10200 ppm)
Ergogenic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Hypertensive
Sodium found in Rhizome (79 ppm)
Hypocholesterolemic
Calcium found in Rhizome (3850 ppm)
Copper found in Rhizome (7 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Hypoglycemic
Manganese found in Rhizome (39 ppm)
Hypotensive
Calcium found in Rhizome (3850 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Potassium found in Rhizome (10200 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Immunomodulator
Copper found in Rhizome (7 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Immunostimulant
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Immunosuppressant
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Insulinogenic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Laxative
Calcium found in Rhizome (3850 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Leptingenic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Litholytic
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Mucogenic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Myorelaxant
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
NF-kB-Inhibitor
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Nephrotoxic
Mercury found in Rhizome (0.09 ppm)
Neurotransmitter
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Pesticide
Arsenic found in Rhizome (0.13 ppm)
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Prooxidant
Iron found in Rhizome (280 ppm)
Schizophrenigenic
Copper found in Rhizome (7 ppm)
Spermigenic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Testosteronigenic
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Tranquilizer
Calcium found in Rhizome (3850 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Trichomonicide
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)
Uterorelaxant
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Vasodilator
Calcium found in Rhizome (3850 ppm)
Magnesium found in Rhizome (2980 ppm)
Potassium found in Rhizome (10200 ppm)
Vulnerary
Zinc found in Rhizome (16 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Angelical Rhizome
Arsenic Rhizome 0.13
Calcium Rhizome 3,850
Copper Rhizome 7
Iron Rhizome 280
Magnesium Rhizome 2,980
Manganese Rhizome 39
Mercury Rhizome 0.09
Potassium Rhizome 10,200
Sodium Rhizome 79
Zinc Rhizome 16
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]